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What Kind of Fish are You?


I can't say for certain whether New York based photographer Ted Sabarese had science or evolution in mind when he conceived of this series. But I'm almost glad he never responded to my follow-up questions about his inspiration behind these. Part of the fun of art is its mirror-like quality: everyone sees something different when faced with it because everyone brings a different set of experiences and expectations to the table. When I look at these I see equal parts "you are what you eat," "your inner fish," and "United Colors of Benetton."

All images © Ted Sabarese. Used with permission.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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